Jersey Shore's Andrew I. Elkwood, M.D. presents at the Milwaukee Case Management Society of America Chapter (CMSA) Fall Conference

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Jersey Shore's Andrew I. Elkwood, M.D. presents at the Milwaukee Case Management Society of America Chapter (CMSA) Fall Conference

Andrew I. Elkwood, M.D. presented at the Milwaukee Case Management Society of America Chapter (CMSA) Fall Conference, held on September 18 in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Elkwood's presentation, entitled Brachial Plexus Transplantation Surgery, examined the latest advances in correcting injuries to the brachial plexus - the network of nerves in the armpit that control all the functions of the arm and hand.

The Case Management Society of America is the leading membership association providing professional collaboration across the healthcare continuum to advocate for patients' well being and improved health outcomes by fostering case management growth and development, impacting health care policy, and providing evidence-based tools and resources.


About the Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery:
Located at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey, the Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery is one of the first comprehensive centers of its kind, uniquely combining advanced surgical treatments for paralysis and nerve damage, with rehabilitation, continuum of care and research. The center's world renowned specialists, including Andrew Elkwood, M.D., Michael Rose, M.D., Matthew Kaufman, M.D., Tushar Patel, M.D., Russell Ashinoff M.D., are dedicated to providing innovative surgical treatment and restoring hope to those affected by paralysis and nerve injury.

About Jersey Shore University Medical Center:
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital - the first children's hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Jersey Shore specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, nerve surgery and women's specialty services. Through the hospital's clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs. For more information about Jersey Shore University Medical Center call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit www.JerseyShoreUniversityMedicalCenter.com.